This Saturday, head out to Monmouth for Dancing Oaks Nursery’s Summer Garden Festival. It’s a festive garden party with music, food, art for sale and of course, plants! There will be home-made pies (made by the Pedee Women’s Club) and music throughout the day in the gazebo. (In the morning, a classical string trio and in the afternoon, from 1-3, a Congolese guitarist and vocals with percussionist plays.) More food items will be for sale and several other nurseries, including Sebright Gardens and Fry Road Nursery will be there with plants for sale.

Artists-vendors include Thompson Art; Heirloom Woodworks Furniture; Emily Start; Honeystone Candles; and Westwood Gallery.

WHAT: Summer Garden Festival
WHERE: Dancing Oaks Nursery, 17900 Priem Rd. Monmouth, OR 97361/ Tel: 503.838.6058
WHEN: Saturday July 28, 2012 from 9:30 am to 4 pm
WHY: It’s a benefit for Luckiamute Valley Charter Schools
COST: Free event. Wander the gardens and the surrounding woodland and buy tasty food and drinks and pick up some great plants from one of the Willamette Valley’s best plant nurseries. This weekend is the Willamette Valley’s International Pinot Noir Celebration… check out some of the events while you’re out and about.